Bike

Shot Of The Day: June 20, 2013





QOTD: Imagination is the true magic carpet.
— Norman Vincent Peale

Quote from The Hip Pocket Guide To Offbeat Wisdom by William Sauer

Backstory: “Bike” – Romeo Papa (Ray Pape) and his bike. Ray says, “I’ve got a bike, you can ride it if you like, it’s got a basket, a bell that rings and things to make it look good. I’d give it to you if I could but I borrowed it.” — TAG

Equipment: Zenit 12XP / Helios-44-2 58mm f2


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Zum Teufel mit dir (See You In Hell)

Shot Of The Day: June 19, 2013





QOTD: You can’t underestimate the power of fear.
— Tricia Nixon

Quote from The Hip Pocket Guide To Offbeat Wisdom by William Sauer

Backstory: “Zum Teufel mit dir (See You In Hell)” – Who would have thought Tricky Dick would look like a flaming liberal in 2013? — TAG

Equipment: Praktica MTL3 / Pentacon 50mm f1.8


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All Mod Cons

Shot Of The Day: June 18, 2013





QOTD: Our awareness is all that is alive and maybe sacred in any of us. Everything else about us is dead machinery.
— Kurt Vonnegut

Quote from The Hip Pocket Guide To Offbeat Wisdom by William Sauer

Backstory: “All Mod Cons” – Some artifacts from an ancient future (thanks to Nathaniel Good, Stan Martyniak, and John Skelson for the items). — TAG

Equipment: Praktica MTL3 / Pentacon 50mm f1.8


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Ein Glas mehr (blaue Schwertlilie)

Shot Of The Day: June 17, 2013





QOTD: Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
— Martin Luther King, Jr.

Quote from The Hip Pocket Guide To Offbeat Wisdom by William Sauer

Backstory: “ein Glas mehr (blaue Schwertlilie 2)” – a purple Iris on a field of blue… — TAG (and one additional, but modified, quote: “Mit der Schwertlilie nach Polen, warum Rene?” — Entschuldigung an die Ärzte)

Equipment: Nikon D40x / Nikkor 18~55mm f3.5/5.6


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Shot Of The Day: June 14, 2013





QOTD: Lose your dreams and you could lose your mind.
— Mick Jagger

Quote from The Hip Pocket Guide To Offbeat Wisdom by William Sauer

Backstory: “June’s Expressions” – June’s salon was founded in the 1960s, it’s still going and her daughter teaches Pilates upstairs. — TAG

Equipment: Praktica MTL3 / Zenitar 16mm f2.8


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Shot Of The Day: June 13, 2013





QOTD: Experience is one thing you can’t get for nothing.
— Oscar Wilde

Quote from The Hip Pocket Guide To Offbeat Wisdom by William Sauer

Backstory: “Geri’s Luncheonette” – Geri and Paul own a traditional luncheonette and ice cream parlour in Rosebank, Staten Island. It’s a local treasure. — TAG



Equipment: Praktica MTL3 / Zenitar 16mm f2.8 (1), Fuji Z33WP (2)


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Shot Of The Day: June 11, 2013





QOTD: Freedom is just chaos with better lighting.
— Alan Dean Foster

Quote from The Hip Pocket Guide To Offbeat Wisdom by William Sauer

Backstory: “Mechanics” – a Nikon F2 and Praktica MTL 5, two of my favorite mechanical cameras – both with broken light meters – and a Sekonic L-208 Twinmate meter. — TAG

Equipment: Nikon D40x / Nikkor 18~55mm f3.5/5.6


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